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H.R. 6208: Puerto Rico Flexibility in Food Assistance Act of 2018

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to authorize additional funds to expand the nutritional assistance program in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and to require the Secretary of Agriculture to permit such assistance to be provided by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in the form of cash during periods for which the Secretary determines that access to such assistance is limited or unavailable as a result of a natural disaster.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Nydia Velázquez

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jun 25, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Jun 25, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 25, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 25, 2018
 
Introduced

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Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6208 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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